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1887 Indianapolis Hoosiers season

1887 Indianapolis Hoosiers
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Athletic Park (since 1887)
  • Indianapolis, Indiana (since 1887)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) John T. Brush
    Manager(s) Watch Burnham, Fred Thomas, Horace Fogel
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    The 1887 Indianapolis Hoosiers finished with a 37–89 record in the National League, finishing in last place in their first season in Indianapolis. They had played the previous three seasons in St. Louis, Missouri as the Maroons.

    Offseason

    File:John Cahill 1.jpg
    John Cahill, an offseason acquisition from the St. Louis Maroons.

    Following the 1886 season, the Maroons franchise was purchased by the National League and subsequently sold to John T. Brush. On March 8, the Hoosiers additionally purchased a number of players who were under league control. Technically, these players were purchased from the Maroons franchise. Among these players were Henry Boyle, John Cahill, Jerry Denny, Jack Glasscock, Egyptian Healy, John Kirby, Jack McGeachey, George Myers, Otto Schomberg and Emmett Seery.[1]

    Notable transactions

    Regular season

    Season standings

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    Opening Day lineup

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1887 Indianapolis Hoosiers
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders Manager

    Player stats

    Batting

    Starters by position

    Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    C Myers, GeorgeGeorge Myers 69 235 51 .217 1 20
    1B Schomberg, OttoOtto Schomberg 112 419 129 .308 5 83
    2B Bassett, CharleyCharley Bassett 119 452 104 .230 1 47
    3B Denny, JerryJerry Denny 122 510 165 .324 11 97
    SS Glasscock, JackJack Glasscock 122 483 142 .294 0 40
    OF Seery, EmmettEmmett Seery 122 465 104 .224 4 28
    OF McGeachey, JackJack McGeachey 99 405 109 .269 1 56
    OF Cahill, JohnJohn Cahill 68 263 54 .205 0 26

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    Arundel, TugTug Arundel 43 157 31 .197 0 13
    Hackett, MertMert Hackett 42 147 35 .238 2 10
    Brown, TomTom Brown 36 140 25 .179 2 9
    Polhemus, MarkMark Polhemus 20 75 18 .240 0 8
    Gardner, GidGid Gardner 18 63 11 .175 1 8
    Johnson, LeftyLefty Johnson 11 42 8 .190 0 3
    Jackson, HenryHenry Jackson 10 38 10 .263 0 3
    Corcoran, LarryLarry Corcoran 3 10 2 .200 0 0
    Sowders, JohnJohn Sowders 1 2 0 .000 0 0

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Healy, EgyptianEgyptian Healy 41 341 12 29 5.17 75
    Boyle, HenryHenry Boyle 38 328 13 24 3.65 85
    Shreve, LevLev Shreve 14 122 5 9 4.72 22
    Kirby, JohnJohn Kirby 8 62 1 6 6.10 7
    Leitner, DocDoc Leitner 8 65 2 6 5.68 27
    Morrison, HankHank Morrison 7 57 3 4 7.58 13
    Moffet, SamSam Moffet 6 50 1 5 3.78 3
    Corcoran, LarryLarry Corcoran 2 15 0 2 12.60 4

    Other pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Cahill, JohnJohn Cahill 6 22 0 2 14.32 5
    Fass, FrederickFrederick Fass 4 15.2 0 1 10.34 0

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G W L SV ERA SO
    McGeachey, JackJack McGeachey 1 0 1 0 11.37 3
    Sowders, JohnJohn Sowders 1 0 0 0 21.00 0
    Glasscock, JackJack Glasscock 1 0 0 0 0.00 1

    Notes

    References


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